Longtime Dickinson attorney John Vernon retires

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Posted on 12/31/2014 at 08:00 AM by The Newsroom

John K. Vernon retired from Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C., in Des Moines on December 31, 2014. He worked as an attorney for 39 years the past 22 of which he spent at Dickinson, primarily practicing family law. Over the years, John contributed to the Family Law section of the Iowa State Bar Association and chaired the Family Law Committee for the Polk County Bar Association. Since 2001, he has been listed in every edition of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law, and was named Lawyer of the Year by the publication numerous times. Before starting his law career, John served in the United States Marine Corps as a captain in Vietnam, from 1968-1971. In retirement, he looks forward to more fishing, golfing and tennis. "The practice of law was very good to me, and I've really loved my time here," John said at a reception held for him at the firm. "Cherish your friendships. I know I will." Please join us in wishing John all the best for his retirement. He will be missed!

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